Corn Comments 6.2 – True Environmentalists

- During this week’s Corn Comments segment, Jim Woster visits about the significant changes and improvements that have taken place across the South Dakota landscape during the past few decades. The phrase True Environmentalists truly does apply as farmers continue to reduce their impact on the environment by growing more and using less through the utilization of […]

Corn Comments 3.31 – The value of agriculture

- In this week’s Corn Comments segment, Jim Woster talks about South Dakota Corn’s two education campaigns, This Is Farming and True Environmentalists.  You’ve more than likely experienced one of our messages whether you’re driving in your car, at a South Dakota State Jackrabbit basketball game, listening to WNAX radio, watching local television or browsing through […]

625,143 Trees Planted in ’13

- While the attacks on farmers continued in 2013 from environmental extremists and others, South Dakota farmers and landowners were busy planting trees. 625,143 is the exact number from the South Dakota Association of Conservation Districts, which is around 770 miles of trees, or about the distance from the South Dakota boarder to Dallas, Texas. Tree […]

Corn Comments 7.8 – True Environmentalists

- Corn Comments Podcast with Jim Woster. Listen to this week’s Corn Comments as Jim Woster talks about how more and more folks are being green, including our farmers and ranchers who have been enhancing the environment for years. Learn more at www.TrueEnvironmentalists.com

Corn Comments 6.24 – The challenges of growing a crop

- Corn Comments Podcast with Jim Woster. In this week’s Corn Comments Podcast, Jim Woster talks about challenges of growing a crop and raising livestock as farmers deal with the changes in the weather and input costs from year-to-year. No matter the conditions, South Dakota farmers are helping to feed the world’s seven billion people. To […]

Corn Comments 5.27 – FORE!

- Corn Comments Podcast with Jim Woster. The 22nd Annual Corn Cob Open will take place on June 20th at the Spring Creek Country Club near Harrisburg. There will be two flights with the first starting at 8am and the second at 2pm and slots have been filling up fast. Each round is followed by an […]

Corn Comments 4.15 – Farmer Optimism

- Corn Comments Podcast with Jim Woster. In this week’s Corn Comments Podcast, Woster talks about the amazing optimism that South Dakota farmers, the True Environmentalists, have each Spring as they prepare to plant for the next year’s supply of food, feed, fuel and fiber.

“Feeding the World” ad wins best of show

-   South Dakota Corn projects won four regional awards, including Best of Show, in a National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) competition. The winning entries qualify for the national contest. Awards for that contest will be presented during NAMA’s national banquet in April at Kansas City, Mo. The regional Best of Show award honors the South Dakota […]

Corn Comments Podcast 12.3 – TrueEnvironmentalists.com

- Corn Comments Podcast with Jim Woster. In this week’s Corn Comments Podcast, Woster talks about South Dakota Corn’s True Environmentalists campaign. For more information about how South Dakota farmers and ranchers are feeding the world and caring for the land, check out the website:  www.TrueEnvironmentalists.com 

Study Shows Corn Farming Becoming More Sustainable

- In a news release today from Field to Market Report, new statistics were released which revealed that modern farming practices involving corn, soybeans, wheat, rice, cotton and potatoes continue to become more and more sustainable. When specifically talking about corn, the study discovered that in the last 30 years corn farmers have… decreased land use […]